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Barlog places first in poster competition

Published Aug 08, 2018

Postdoctoral research associate Dr. Maciej Barlog from the Science Program recently won the best paper award at the Innovative Material Science and Nanotechnology Conference 2018 in Valencia, Spain. Barlog is currently working in Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi's research group, focusing on new materials for solar energy and plastic electronics.

Texas A&M at Qatar, QU establish first American Chemical Society chapter in Qatar

Published Jun 23, 2018

Qatar has its first-ever international chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS), thanks to the efforts of faculty from Texas A&M University at Qatar and Qatar University.  The Qatar chapter has been designated an ACS International Chemical Sciences Chapter, joining 19 other international chapters around the world. The chapter aims to provide chemists and chemical engineers from across…

Al-Hashimi publishes article on flexible electronics

Published May 30, 2018

Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi, research assistant professor in the Science Program, and Priestly Medal winner Dr. Tobin J. Marks from Northwestern University, recently published an article, “High-k Gate Dielectrics for Emerging Flexible and Stretchable Electronics,” in Chemical Reviews. The article, selected as an ACS Editors' Choice, analyzes advances in materials concepts to allow for semiconductors…

Texas A&M at Qatar faculty awarded four UREP grants in latest cycle

Published Apr 19, 2018

Texas A&M at Qatar faculty members Dr. Albertus Retnanto, Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi, Dr. Mahmood Amani and Dr. Mansour Karkoub have been awarded undergraduate research experience program (UREP) grants in its 22nd cycle from Qatar National Research Fund. The four awarded projects will engage nine primary research mentors and staff as well as 18 students.

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosts math camp attracting young students across Qatar

Published Dec 27, 2017

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted the Second AGYA Math Olympiad Camp to provide young students in Qatar an opportunity to engage in math activities and to foster their talents. Fifty students from schools across Qatar in all grade levels participated in the camp. The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) brings together Arab and German scholars to face shared challenges…

Bazzi and Barlog publish article in Nature Chemistry

Published Dec 13, 2017

Dr. Hassan S. Bazzi, professor of chemistry in the Science Program and associate dean for research, and postdoctoral research associate Dr. Maciej Barlog recently published an article, "DNA-imprinted polymer nanoparticles with monodispersity and prescribed DNA-strand patterns," in Nature Chemistry. The impact factor of the journal is 25.870.  The news of their research was recently highlighted…

Mir is first Qatar-based mathematician published in top-five journal

Published Nov 01, 2017

Dr. Nordine Mir, professor of mathematics in the Science Program, published a paper, "Convergence of formal CR mappings into strongly pseudoconvex Cauchy–Riemann manifolds," in Inventiones mathematicae, one of the most prestigious mathematics journals in the world. This marks the first time that a Qatar-based mathematician has ever been published in the acknowledged top-five worldwide math journals.

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts global conference on computational science

Published Oct 26, 2017

Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted computational science and high-performance computing experts from around the world 23-24 Oct. for the second International Computational Science and Engineering Conference (ICSEC).  The two-day event was co-organized by the TEES Advanced Scientific Computing Center (TASC) in collaboration with the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and the Qatar…

Texas A&M at Qatar siblings intern with CERN Detector Technology Program

Published Oct 18, 2017

A brother and sister student duo from Texas A&M University at Qatar spent their summer holidays working as interns for eight weeks in CERN’s Detector Technology Program in Switzerland. Shaikha Al-Qahtani and Abdulaziz Al-Qahtani, both electrical engineering majors, are the third and fourth Qatari students to participate in the prestigious program, thanks to funding from the Qatar National…

Postdoctoral research associate accepts faculty position at University of Sonora

Published Sep 20, 2017

Postdoctoral research associate Dr. Alfredo Castañeda recently accepted a faculty position as an associate professor at the University of Sonora in Mexico. In addition to teaching and research duties, Castañeda will create a new high-energy physics group at the Institute of Research in Physics at the University of Sonora. Castañeda has been at Texas A&M at Qatar since 2013 as a postdoctoral research…